About Us

Boomalally is a fun, fresh, unique lifestyle brand that celebrates life after 50! Our mission is to encourage and inspire a life well lived--one that is authetic, courageous, meaningful, and rewarding.

Boomalally Magazine

Launching in July 2018, our quarterly, digital, lifestyle magazine will feature inspiring, informative, and entertaining content that challenges readers to fully embrace the second half of life--whether working, playing, creating, learning, or giving back to the community. Subscribe now and receive a monthly, behind-the-scenes newsletter and an exclusive invitation to join our "members-only" Facebook community. Go to www.boomalally.com

Boomalally Nation

Boomalally Nation is our private, Facebook group, where ALL members are invited to share interesting and inspiring stories; post compelling (or laugh-out-loud) photos and videos; and engage in lively, authentic conversations. Our goal is to create a fabulous, "go to" place for sharing ideas to live life to the fullest. The party has already started! Join now. Simply subscribe at www.boomalally.com

Our patrons are successful, curious, passionate knowledge seekers who want to make a difference in the world.

Editorial Team

Deb Gaut

Deb Gaut

Founding Editor

Deb is a sassy, fearless 60-something, who wants to change the way we think and talk about aging. As a successful writer, trainer, and public speaker, she is passionate about leveraging the remarkable power of language to positively shape our perceptions of "life after 50." Deb holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication and a B.A. in English. She has published a myriad of books, chapters, and articles about the subject of human communication. Her "forever home" is Saint Louis, MO, where she lives with her amazing husband and four-legged children, Chester and Psycho Kitty.

Kristen Reed Edens

Kristen Reed Edens


Encouraged by her father to write about her dreams at age 6, Kristen’s writing expanded to include poetry, copywriting, editing, and blogging. She enjoys telling a story with deep emotion and moving her readers to laugh, cry, cuss, or to take action. A recovering ‘goodie-goodie’, Kristen got her first tattoo at age 49 and enjoys building a new life on her own terms. She writes for several outlets and her own blog at Grandparents in Business on family, health, retirement, money and other issues for the Sandwich Generation. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, cycling, and quilting. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eileen Perrigo

Eileen Perrigo

Art Editor

As President of the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival, Eileen has been actively involved in fine and performing arts for most of her adult life. An award-winning Communication instructor, she taught at the University of West Florida for over 30 years. Eileen and her husband of 48 years are passionate about traveling in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, visiting art museums around the world. They live in Pensacola, Florida, a southern paradise.

Keith Crabtree

Photo Editor

Keith is an accomplished, freelance, graphic designer, photographer, and "wondering wanderer" based in Cedar Hills, TX. As the founder of Crabtree Design, Keith has 35+ years of professional design experience offering creative, award-winning, marketing solutions to his clients. When he's not behind a computer, you will find him in the field "capturing Nature's magnificent creations" from behind the lens. Keith holds a BS in Graphic Design from Oregon State University. You will find his artist statement and body of work at ripplesoftime.com

Morgan Crabtree

Morgan Crabtree

Photo Editor

Morgan is a talented, freelance photographer and creative writer whose passion is nature and wildlife photography. She recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University-Commerce, with a BFA in Visual Communications-Emphasis in Photography. Morgan is an avid birdwatcher, works and plays with horses, and creates Zentangle art. In her free time, she blogs at rockaripple.com. You can view her breathtaking, photography portfolio at morgantreephoto.com

Get in Touch

Mailing Address:

476 Old Smizer Mill Road #220

Fenton, MO 63026


Email: deb@boomalally.com

Phone: (1) 562-676-8650


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